Nuclear Fusion: Unlocking the Ultimate Energy Source

Nuclear Fusion is what powers the sun and could be a game changer for the clean energy solution mix. Image credit: Freedom for Fission

Without nuclear fusion life on Earth would not exist.

Components of an atom. Image credit: Wikimedia
Stars lighting up the universe through nuclear fusion. Image Credit: ITER
The most efficient fusion reaction in a laboratory setting is the reaction between two hydrogen isotopes deuterium (D) and tritium (T). The fusion of these light (D and T are actually considered heavy versions of H) hydrogen atoms produces a heavier element, helium, and one neutron.
A plasma injector at General Fusion. Image credit: Bloomberg
Reshaping energy production for the future through nuclear fusion. Image credit: Technetics
The ITER tokamak will contain an estimated one million parts. Image credit: ITER

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